The Learning Leaders Conference

December 5 – 7, 2023 • Orlando

Thank You, See You Next Year!

Thank you to all of the attendees, speakers, and sponsors that joined us in Orlando for Learning 2023! We look forward to seeing you all next year for Learning 2024 on December 4 – 6, 2024 at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace in Orlando, FL.

The Learning Leaders Conference

With a laser focus on leadership strategies, skills, and best practices, Learning 2023 is the premier gathering for L&D leaders. It’s where you’ll gain the resources you need to grow and excel as a seasoned professional or aspiring leader, advance your career, and remain on the leading edge of organizational learning and development.

Join us to meet fellow learning leaders, gain insight into learning and technology trends, analyze today’s leadership challenges, and much more!


Broaden Your Perspective

With Featured Keynotes

Find inspiration and renew your motivation with our lively lineup of general sessions, offering insights and stories from acclaimed industry leaders.
Henry Louis Gates Jr

Finding the Roots of Leadership

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Professor, Filmmaker, Author
Phil Hansen

Embrace the Shake: Transforming Limitations into Opportunities

Phil Hansen

Multimedia Artist, Speaker, Author, Innovator
Deborah Roberts

Inspiring Impact: Maximizing Potential through Learning

Deborah Roberts

Senior National Affairs Correspondent, ABC News Contributing Anchor, ABC 20/20 and New York Times Best-Selling Author
Keelan Leyser

The Magic of Innovation & Imagination

Keelan Leyser

Magician, Mentalist, Digital Illusionist, and Optical Illusion Expert

Topics & Themes

Master Learning Leadership

With a Wide Array of Topics & Themes

Whether you’re looking to hone your leadership skills, sharpen your strategy, or upgrade your practices, we’ve got you covered. Learning 2023 delivers 100+ sessions on hot topics, emerging technology, and strategic challenges, including:
Thriving Through Change

Find the connections, guidance, and answers learning leaders need to excel and lead through constant change.

Evolution of Learning Leadership

Turn L&D into a strategic partner in your organization with the proven practices and guidance of your learning leadership peers.

Leading Hybrid or Remote Teams

Remote and hybrid environments draw on different leadership skills. Hone yours as you learn from others’ experience.

Upskilling Reskilling Revolution

Continuous, targeted learning is a sure way to prepare your organization for the future and keep employees engaged.

Leading with Empathy

Empathy is the top-ranked skill employees expect from managers and leaders—and a critical component of effective learning leadership.

AI + Learning

How will AI change learning? How is L&D already using AI? Whether through personalization, generative AI, or automation, explore the impact of emerging AI-powered technologies.

Diversity and Leadership

Learning 2023 spotlights the ways that organizations thrive when they diversify—from the top down. Learn what works and why.

Learning Immersion

AR, VR, and other emerging technologies enable incredible immersive learning experiences. Learn how and why to add these exciting innovations to your training strategy.

Research Data Trends

Examine the latest research into learning and performance. Learn from experts who will distill their insights into evidence-based practices you can use.

Human-Centered Learning Design

Learning leaders increasingly understand the imperative to ensure that learning experiences are human-centered and accessible to all learners.

Empowered Self-Directed Learning

Empower self-directed learners and reduce friction between problems and solutions by integrating learning into your organization’s DNA.

Social & Collaborative Learning

Support human connections, whether colleagues are remote or on-site, and foster a collaborative learning culture.

Data Analytics Competency

Harness the power of data and analytics to strengthen the connection between learning and performance.

Wellness at Work

Mental health is a growing focus for many organizations, and today’s learning leaders need to ensure that we bring this focus into our work.

Learning in the Workflow

Bring learning and performance together by supporting learning at the moment learners need it: in the flow of work.

Learning and Business Alignment

Boost the profile of L&D by showing your C-suite how your training strategy aligns with business goals and improves the metrics they care about most.

Pre-Conference Activities

Elevate Your Skills

With In-Depth Co-located Events

Begin your Learning 2023 experience with a full day of learning as you connect with your peers in an intimate setting. Co-located events take place on Monday, December 4, from 8:30a – 5:00p. The detailed agendas enable you deepen your knowledge and sharpen your skills.

Learning Experiences

Learning Together

With Unique Learning Experiences

Beyond the inspiring keynote speakers and thought-provoking session content, Learning 2023 features multi-faceted experiences and networking opportunities. Learning 2023 is the place to engage, enrich, and enjoy.

Learning Guild’s Thirty Under 30

Recognize the Leaders of Tomorrow, Today

Every year, our Thirty Under 30 program recognizes leading learning professionals under the age of 30. Our unique program includes a scholarship, active participation in the Learning Conference, and access to an exclusive group of cohort alumni.

Thirty Under 30 at Learning

Innovation Gallery

Discover the Latest Solutions

From Leading Solution Providers

Discover the latest learning technologies and solutions at our Innovation Gallery. Leverage informal opportunities to explore the possibilities and identify solutions to advance your organization’s learning strategy.


Learning + The Magic of Disney

Learning 2023 takes place at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, just steps away from the fun of Disney Springs. Learning 2023 attendees receive a special rate. Book today before the Learning 2023 block sells out!

Premium Sponsors

Babbel for Business
Learning Pool


Admired Leadership
Artha Learning
Axcel Learning
Crucial Learning
ELB Learning
ID Lance
MHS Talent Development
Open LMS
Pearson VUE
Second Nature
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